Tragacanth

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How does Tragacanth work?

Tragacanth contains ingredients that stimulate the movement of the intestines.

Are there safety concerns?

Tragacanth seems to be safe when used as a medicine. It can block the intestines if you do not drink enough fluid.

Do not take tragacanth if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are allergic to quillaia bark; breathing problems can occur.

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